Last Call Review of draft-ietf-openpgp-camellia-
review-ietf-openpgp-camellia-secdir-lc-hutzelman-2009-04-02-00

Request Review of draft-ietf-openpgp-camellia
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Type Last Call Review
Team Security Area Directorate (secdir)
Deadline 2009-04-09
Requested 2009-03-26
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Review State Completed
Reviewer Jeffrey Hutzelman
Review review-ietf-openpgp-camellia-secdir-lc-hutzelman-2009-04-02
Posted at http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/secdir/current/msg00549.html
Draft last updated 2009-04-02
Review completed: 2009-04-02

Review
review-ietf-openpgp-camellia-secdir-lc-hutzelman-2009-04-02

I have reviewed this document as part of the security directorate's
ongoing effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the
IESG.  These comments were written primarily for the benefit of the
security area directors.  Document editors and WG chairs should treat
these comments just like any other last call comments.

Abstract:
  This document presents the necessary information to use the Camellia
  symmetric block cipher in the OpenPGP protocol.



Camellia is described in RFC3713, OpenPGP in RFC4880.  Pretty much all this 


document does is allocate the algorithm identifiers required to use 


Camellia in OpenPGP.  It also calls out potential interoperability issues 


related to choosing a symmetric cipher for use in an OpenPGP message, and 


has a reasonable security considerations section suggesting steps to be 


taken when choosing an encryption algorithm.




I see no problems with this document.

-- Jeff